Bracing for Brexit: “Virtually All the Work Is Still Ahead”

November 19, 2017

As the UK prepares to negotiate terms for leaving the EU, it is facing a shaky political base, an uninspiring economy and a lack of bargaining power. British Prime Minister Theresa May recently set the precise moment that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union — March 29, 2019, at...

For Britain, Only Certainty is Uncertainty

June 01, 2017

The consequences for the balance of power in British politics will not be settled on June 8. In the boisterous brouhaha of a general election with a very short campaigning period, if there is a unifying characteristic, it is its oddness. The oddness was present from the declaration of the...

The World This Week: Goldman Shrinks London Team on Fears of Brexit

February 12, 2017

Brexit marks new risks to the British economy at a time when the global financial system is wobbly and protectionist sentiments are on the rise. This week, the legendary public educator Professor Hans Rosling died. He used data in revolutionary ways to shatter preconceived notions about...